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June 2023 Events


You'll find plenty of things to do this summer in the mountains! Let's take a look at happenings in June throughout north Georgia and western North Carolina!


Music in the Park

Vogel State Park, 405 Vogel State Park Rd, Blairsville, GA 30512

Each Saturday night from 7 pm - 9 pm

Admission: FREE


Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Meeks Park, 490 Meeks Park Rd, Blairsville, GA 30512

Friday, June 9 - Sunday, June 11, 2023

Concert on Friday, June 9 at the Old Courthouse on the square in Blairsville; Doors open at 6 pm; the concert begins at 7 pm and will feature a Scottish-themed band.

Admission: FREE

Learn more HERE.


Blue Ridge Mountains Wine and Jazz Festival

White Path Creek Farms, 1211 Old Northcutt Rd, Ellijay, GA 30540

Saturday, June 24, 11am - 9pm

Learn more HERE.


Summer Youth Art Camp at the Art Center

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, 420 W Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Tuesday, June 27, 11am

Week 1: June 13 - June 16, 10 am - 4 pm
Week 2: June 20 – 23, 10 am - 4 pm
Week 3: June 27 – June 30, 10 am - 4 pm
$135 per week
Sign up your young emerging artists for a creative summer with our Summer Youth Art Camp. We offer three weeks of full-day camp with a multitude of art classes such as clay, painting, and much more. Sign your child up for a week or all three weeks and let their imagination soar.

Learn more HERE.


Ellijay Up In Smoke BBQ Festival

Ellijay Lions Club, 1729 S Main St, Ellijay, GA 30540

Saturday, June 17, 2023, 1 pm - 4 pm

Come out for a day of all your favorites! From Janis Joplin & Tom Petty to Koe Wetzel & Blackberry Smoke, plus some great originals, you'll be sure to have a great time. This is your opportunity to BRING YOUR OWN SMOKER and show us your skills! Reserve your space today, we'll provide the meat, you provide the flavor! 

Learn more HERE.


Pickleball Camp

Victory Christian Center, 208 Victory Cir, Ellijay, GA 30540

Tuesday, June 13 - Thursday, June 15, 2023  |  9am - 12pm

Cost: $75 per student

This camp will introduce kids to the fastest-growing sport in America! Pickleball is a fun way to exercise, develop hand-eye coordination, and practice teamwork. Students entering 3rd-12th grades in the upcoming school year are eligible to participate. 

Learn more HERE.



Victory Christian Center, 208 Victory Cir, Ellijay, GA 30540

June 26 - 29, 2023  |  8:30 am - Noon

Special needs kids day only: Friday, June 30, 2023  |  9am - 12pm 

Cost: $119; no fee for children with special needs

For rising kindergarteners through 5th grade, campers participate in age-appropriate activities in the fields of science, technology, arts, and recreation (thus the acronym STAR).

Learn more HERE.


Summer Concert Series On the Historic Hayesville Square 

Historic Clay County Courthouse/Beal Center, 25 Herbert St, Hayesville, NC 28904

Friday, June 16, 7 - 9pm

Admission: FREE

Summer Concert Series On the Square in Historic Hayesville are held on various Friday evenings throughout the summer. The concerts include a wide variety of bands.

Learn more HERE.


Acoustic Sunsets – Summer Series

Georgia Mountain Fair Inc, 1311 Music Hall Rd, Hiawassee, GA 30546

Thursday, June 29, 6 - 9pm

Admission: FREE

Enjoy an evening at Hamilton Gardens for a Summer Acoustic Sunset Series! There will be craft vendors, food trucks, & talented musicians. 

Learn more HERE.


25th Annual Flapjack 5K Run

Saturday, June 24, 2023; Race begins at 8 am

Downtown Jasper

Registration: $30

All participants will receive a free flapjack breakfast and a t-shirt.

Learn more/register HERE.


Sautee Summer Music Fest

Sautee-Nacoochee Center, 283 Hwy 255, Sautee-Nacoochee, GA 30571

Saturday, June 3, 2023, 7 pm - 9 pm

Admission: $12 adults, $10 SNCA members, FREE for kids

Four Saturdays in June and July, 7-9 PM on the Sautee Nacoochee Center's Outdoor Stage (concerts will be moved indoors in case of inclement weather)

Learn more HERE.


North Georgia Highlands Seafood Festival

Mayors Park, 50 Irene Berry Drive, Young Harris, GA 30512

Friday, June 2 - Sunday, June 4, 2023  |  1 pm - 4 pm

ADMISSION: $5/day or $10 for a 3-day pass

Learn more HERE.


Made in Georgia Festival

Towns County Recreation Department, 150 Foster Park Rd, Young Harris, GA 30582

Saturday, June 24, 10am - Sunday, June 25, 4pm

Admission: $5 for adults, FREE for children

Shop over 90 vendors offering a wide variety of products made, grown, crafted, sewn, canned, etc. in Georgia.

Learn more HERE.



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